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experience of opera.

by Paul Henry Lang

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Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opera,
  • Opera -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNew York herald tribune.
    SeriesThe Norton library, N706
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1700.1 .L3 1973b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination331 p.
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5421365M
    ISBN 100393007065
    LC Control Number73014808

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      “The opera isn’t over till the fat lady sings.” (Anonymous) Opera House is a theatre where usually musicians or the operas perform. In our early age, we have just read about the Opera House. It was a great experience when I had the opportunity to visit an Opera House “In the Heaven.”. Opera seria (serious opera) was a genre which portrayed exalted characters in historical or mythological stories. Examples of opera seria include Gluck's Orfeo and Euridice and Mozart's Idomeneo.

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